Join our network of non-profits, companies and individuals who believe social change can happen through design.

Become A Member
avatar

Evan Michel

Canada

Designer (Furniture Design)

Member since July 10, 2013


  • Only the Best in Life: Choosing Quality Linens

    Communication, Industrial Design

    Linens_177_

    There's something amazing about climbing into a freshly made bed at night, with comfortable sheets and blankets to keep you nice and warm on those chilly winter evenings. I love winter more than summer, as I would much rather snuggle up under a blanket than sweat all night long.

    If you really want to sleep well, your Essentia mattress needs the perfect covering: a god pair of linens. With the right bedding, your bed can transform into the magical paradise that you just can't climb out of come morning. Finding the right linens can be a challenge, so here are some tips to help you choose only the best for your bed:

    Sateen is smooth -- Sick and tired of having to iron those wrinkles out of your linens each time you run them through the wash? With sateen, you can kiss the ironing goodbye. It is much less likely to wrinkle than other fabrics - such as percale - and it is a silky material that feels soft and smooth under your skin. You have to be very careful if you ever iron the sheets, though, as the material just isn't very durable. It's wise to cool dry the linens, and smooth them out before folding them for storage.

    Plain weaves are crisp -- If you love the crisp feeling of fresh sheets under your body, select a plain weave fabric like percale, voile, or cambric. They are more likely to wrinkle, but they are durable and feel fantastic when you spread them over your bed fresh from the dryer.

    Cotton flannel is warm -- For those who need to stay warm at night - even during th...

Evan Michel

Contact Evan Michel

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design